Tag: West Bank

UN rights body names panel to probe Israel, Palestinians

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GENEVA — The U.N.’s former top human rights official will be part of a new permanent panel investigating abuses in Israel, Gaza and the...

Unilever chief says company ‘fully committed’ to Israel

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JERUSALEM — The chief executive of Unilever on Thursday said the global consumer goods giant remains “fully committed” to doing business in Israel, distancing...

Israel arrests dozens of Hamas-linked students in West Bank

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JERUSALEM — Israel says it arrested “dozens” of Palestinian students in the occupied West Bank who are linked to the Hamas militant group. ...

Israel faces calls to let jailed Palestinian attend funeral

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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian activists and human rights groups have called on Israel to allow a prominent jailed lawmaker to attend her daughter's...

Jordan, Israel agree to water deal, more West Bank trade

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AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan reached an agreement Thursday to purchase an additional 50 million cubic meters of water from Israel and to increase its...

Israel again demolishes Palestinian village in West Bank

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JERUSALEM — Israel on Wednesday demolished the Bedouin herding community of Khirbet Humsu in the occupied West Bank, the latest chapter in the military's...

Israel blocks law that keeps out Palestinian spouses

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JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament early on Tuesday failed to renew a law that bars Arab citizens from extending citizenship or residency rights to spouses...

Norway fund excludes companies operating in West Bank

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Norway’s largest pension fund said it has divested itself of 16 companies that operate in Israeli settlements in the occupied West...

Israel looks to renew law that keeps out Palestinian spouses

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JERUSALEM — Israel's parliament is set to vote Monday on whether to renew a temporary law first enacted in 2003 that bars Arab citizens...

Israel arrests Palestinian rights lawyer who protested Abbas

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JERUSALEM — A Palestinian human rights lawyer was detained by Israeli forces early Sunday after taking part in a protest in the occupied West...